“The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.” ~ Desmond Morris So many emotions are hitting me today but most prevalent are gratitude, amazement, and love. Five Years ago, I arrived in the concrete jungle definitely one of the cubs. In a city that can have an eat or be eaten attitude I felt out of ….
Category: The Modern Renaissance Woman
Who am I? Delve a little deeper into who I am and what makes me tick.
“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” ~ Danny Kaye I thought I would do a quick update, before my wanderlusting begins! Unfortunately I have still been recovering from the mother of all creeping crud stomach bugs. Nourishment has been minimal and while I am keeping a sense of humor about it (Great pre-Cali diet) it has been ….
“I think there’s so much emphasis on body image and results and outcome, but really what you should be after is to be healthy and to feel good about yourself.” ~ Abby Wambach It might seem like an oxymoron, for years I could have considered it my job, forcing myself to vomit eight, ten times a day. The littlest thing like coffee ….
“What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero The End It Movement is a coalition made of organizations across the world who fight against slavery to make sure everyone has the one right we all deserve FREEDOM. Whether it is the diamond mines in Africa, Human Trafficking occurring across the globe, or women ….
“Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” ~ Robert H. Schuller I have not done a “Hi! What is going on on in my life?” post ….
I am so insanely excited and grateful to be part of lifewithlilred’s Spring Guest Blogger’s Series. It was so much fun to channel some Spring for a very special edition of What DO I Wear Post?!?! Thank you so much to Sarah for having me! If you haven’t checked Sarah’s blog out please do! She has had an amazing group ….
“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~ Dale Carnegie Oy Vey! I am two weeks back in the city, we are three weeks into 2017, and already I am slacking with life. (I apologize in advance for spamming everyone’s blogs yesterday, but I had to catch up!) In my ….
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru I have been seriously slacking in my blogging and writing in general. Between festivities, hiking and catching up with friends and family as ….
“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans Flying home this year for Christmas, I was unbelievably excited. The closer we got to the mountains, the whiter it got. For the first time in years, it was going to be a white christmas! You might think uh what? ….
“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” ~ Thomas S. Monson “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ ….